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Stony Brook students holding Palestines flag during the Palestine march on Oct. SKY CRABTREE/THE STATESMAN

Muslim Student Association holds pro-Palestine protest

Nayden Villorente October 22, 2023
“Free, free, Palestine,” was chanted by hundreds of students outside of the Stony Brook University Union on Oct. 18 — nearly two weeks after war began between Israel and Hamas. “I am just sick and tired of the world giving a blank eye to the Palestinian suffering,” Adan Piracha, a sophomore biochemistry major, said.
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MSAs 2016 midnight run COURTESY OF MSA

MSA brings donations to Midnight Run in NYC

Evelin Mercedes November 11, 2018
Stony Brook University’s Muslim Student Association (MSA) joined the Midnight Run organization in New York City for a night of distribution of goods including clothes, hygiene kits and food on Thursday, Nov. 8.
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Members of Student for Justice for Palestine (left) protest the 70th anniversary of Israel in 2018. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

SJP issues critique of Interfaith Center and SBU Muslim Chaplain

Rebecca Liebson May 5, 2018
Students for Justice in Palestine released a statement via Facebook which compared Zionists to Nazis and KKK members and criticized Stony Brook University's Interfaith Center's Muslim Chaplain for supporting their cause.
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15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

15th annual Festival of Lights brings holidays together

Mahreen Khan December 7, 2015
The 15th annual Festival of Lights took place Wednesday, Dec. 2 at the SAC, bringing students of all backgrounds and ethnicities together to rejoice in holiday spirit.
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MSA hosts Fast-a-Thon to raise money for Syria

MSA hosts Fast-a-Thon to raise money for Syria

Rachel Siford and Rena Thomas October 29, 2015
The Muslim Student Association raised $480 for victims of the war in Syria during a voluntary fast this past Monday.
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Letter to the Editor: Administration a bigger disappointment than Horowitz

Letter to the Editor: Administration a bigger disappointment than Horowitz

Letter to the Editor May 5, 2015
On Wednesday, April 22, 2015, I walked out of the notorious David Horowitz event on the brink of pulling out my hair in frustration.
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Covering for a Cause

Covering for a Cause

The Statesman March 27, 2015
After spending a day in a traditional head covering for Islam Awareness Week, Muslim and non-Muslim women look back on a day wearing a hijab.
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My first vigil

Faiza Chowdhury February 19, 2015
Last Tuesday, the news of the deaths of Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, 21; and her sister, Razan Abu-Salha, 19 shocked their North Carolina community.
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Sister Sanaa Nadim, MSA chaplain, works to dispel misconceptions about Islam

Sister Sanaa Nadim, MSA chaplain, works to dispel misconceptions about Islam

Kelly Zegers November 11, 2014
Destiny put Sister Sanaa Nadim on the second floor of Stony Brook’s Student Union, among the offices of the Interfaith Center.
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The Demographics Unit, a surveillance program run by the New York Police Department used to monitor Muslim communities following 9/11, has also affected Stony Brooks MSA. (PHOTO CREDIT : MCTCAMPUS)

MSA relieved as NYPD surveillance program comes to an end

Kelly Zegers May 1, 2014
Three students from SBU’s Muslim Student Association offered their reactions to the ending of the NYPD’s spying on the condition of anonymity due to the sensitive nature of the subject.
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Halal food programs leave students hungry for more

Halal food programs leave students hungry for more

Chris Woods November 5, 2013
Changes to the Faculty Student Association’s halal offerings this semester have left some students struggling to find adequate food on campus. Following the recontracting of the Jasmine food court this fall, the court no longer has the proper facilities to prepare halal meals. Instead, it relies on sealed, prepackaged “Halal NY” sandwiches from the Union Commons.
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Muslim Student Association preps for Islam Awareness Week

Kristin Behr March 28, 2013

With Islamic Awareness Week in less than a month, members of the Muslim Students’ Association are preparing for their most comprehensive newsletter yet. “The Minaret,” compiled by members of the...

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